Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water

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Synonyms of Carafe


Alternate forms of Carafe

Hypernyms: bottle

Origin of the word Carafe

  1. 1786, from Fr. carafe, from It. caraffa, probably from Arabic ghurruf "drinking cup," or Pers. qarabah "a large flagon." more

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